MEXICO CITY - Jose Roman, vice president and managing director of Nissan Latin America and the Caribbean, joined more than 450 business leaders at the World Economic Forum on Latin America 2013, which took place last month in Lima, Peru.
As part of the session "Latin American Business: A Global Take," Roman shared his views on how globalization strategies are contributing to shaping the global and Latin American business landscape. He highlighted Nissan's global and regional manufacturing footprint as an example of how companies balance the need to be close to customers while leveraging resources across many markets around the globe.
Roman also discussed ways companies can benefit from globalized supply chains and talent networks to catalyze growth in emerging markets such as Latin America.
The World Economic Forum is an independent international organization committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, political, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional and industry agendas. Incorporated as a not-for-profit foundation in 1971 and headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, the Forum is widely seen as the most important business summit worldwide.
Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., Japan's second-largest automotive company, is headquartered in Yokohama, Japan, and is part of the Renault-Nissan Alliance. Operating with more than 248,000 employees globally, Nissan provided customers with more than 4.9 million vehicles in 2012, generating revenue of 9.4 trillion yen ($US 118.95 billion) in fiscal 2011. With a strong commitment to developing exciting and innovative products for all, Nissan delivers a comprehensive range of 64 models under the Nissan and Infiniti brands. A pioneer in zero-emission mobility, Nissan made history with the introduction of the Nissan LEAF, the first affordable, mass-market, pure-electric vehicle and winner of numerous international accolades, including the prestigious 2011-2012 Car of the Year Japan and 2011 World Car of the Year awards. For more information on our products, services and commitment to sustainable mobility, visit our website at http://www.nissan-global.com/EN/.
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